KCET 2020 Seat Allotment, Seat Matrix and Admission

    Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
    Exam Prep Master

    Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will start the KCET 2020 Seat Allotment procedure after the result declaration. Seat Allotment is the last step of the admission process, results for which will be released after choice filling procedure is completed. Candidates have to login in KCET 2020 account and download the seat allotment letter which contains details on alloted college, reporting date.

    • KEA will start the KCET Counselling from June 6, 2020. It involved document verification and choice filling.
    • Candidates will be alloted seats based on their marks and selected college, course and KCET Cut off.  
    • Candidates will be allotted seats in various programs under different disciplines of Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering & Technology and Pharmacy. 

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment Schedule

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment Schedule

    Here, are the Tentative dates for KCET 2020 according to the previous year official dates.

    Round 1 
    EventDate and Time (Tentative)
    Option EntryJune 21 – June 25, 2020
    Publication of Mock Allotment ResultsJune 27, 2020 (after 4.00 PM)
    Provision to change options if any by candidatesJune 27 – June 29, 2020 
    Publication of Final Allotment ResultsJune 30, 2020
    Exercise of Choices by Allotted CandidatesJuly 8 – July 9, 2020
    Payment of Fees and Downloading of Admission OrderJuly 9 – July 10, 2020
    Last date for reporting to the collegesJuly 12, 2020 (Before 5.30 PM)
    Round 2
    EventDate and Time (Tentative)
    Provision to modify/ delete/ reorder options if any by candidatesJuly 16, 2020 – July 19, 2020 (Upto 1.00 p.m)
    Publication of Allotment ResultsJuly 21, 2020
    Exercise of Choice by Alloted CandidatesJuly 21, 2020 (4:00 PM) – July 23, 2020 (1:00 PM)
    Payment of Fees and Downloading of Admission OrderJuly 22, 2020 – July 24, 2020
    Last date for reporting to the collegesJuly 25, 2020 (Before 5.30 p.m)

    Seat Allotment Procedure

    Steps to check KCET 2020 Seat Allotment Result

    1. Visit the official website of KCET i.e. 
    2. Click on the seat allotment link
    3. Now, KCET Aspirants have to enter their CET number
    4. Click on “Submit”
    5. The result of seat allotment will be displayed

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

    Seat allotment is the last step of KCET counselling process. During KCET seat allotment 2020, candidates will be allotted seats according to their ranking in the merit and the choice of college and courses filled by them.

    1. Mock Allotment Round
    2. First Round Seat Allotment for KCET
    3. Second Round of Seat Allotment
    4. Second Round Extended Seat Allotment

    KCET 2020 seat allotment will be conducted in two or more rounds, depending on the candidate. Candidates need to log in to download their admission/seat allotment letter. Qualified candidates will have to visit the allotted institute for reporting with verification slip, secret key and the print out of the admission/seat allotment letter.

    KCET 2020 Mock Allotment

    The authorities will release the mock allotment of KCET 2020, after the choice filling process is over. Candidates must note that the mock allotment will not consist of fixed allotment but will be significant of which seats will be allotted as per their merit and selected preferences. After the announcement of mock allotment result, the candidates will be able to modify, update, add or delete options according to how they wish to be alloted. Seat allotment will not be done on the basis of mock allotment so the candidates are not required to their respective alloted institute during the round. Some features of mock seat allotment round are given below:

    • Mock seat allotment round is conducted for the  knowledge of seat allotment process to the candidates.
    • The seat allocated on the mock allotment are based on the preferences made by the candidate.
    • Candidates are not required to report at the allotted institute of the mock seat allotment round.
    • The Institute and course allotted in the mock allotment may differ from that of the real allotment round.

    Different Phases of KCET Seat Allotment 2020

    Mentioned below is the table that gives a clear picture of KCET 2020 seat allotment’s different phases.

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment RoundsKCET Seat Allotment Process 2020
    Round oneFirst phase of seat allotment begins based on the merit and priority of options by candidates. If a candidate who is allotted seat in the second round after the allotment of seat in the first round, then the first round allotment will stand cancel. As soon as the last seat and rank are allotted, the seat allotment process ends.
    Round TwoSimilar process as the round one. In case, after the first round conclusion, there are still unfilled seats left under Rural and Kannada Medium quota reserved categories then these seats will be converted into the General reserved categories. 
    Round ThreeThe remaining unfilled seats under General reserved categories, with reserved special category seats, will be converted to the General merit category and will be offered to the candidates of that category.

    Choice Filling – First Round of KCET Seat Allotment 2020

    The applicant, if allotted a seat in the first round, will get a chance to fill choice. It is a must for a qualified candidate to fill the choice as, if doesn’t select any of the choices then his/her allotment will be stand cancelled. Mentioned below are the choices that candidate get to fill.

    Particulars

    Guidelines

    After the first round of seat allotment, if a candidate is with the allotted seat then he/she will have pay tuition fee either through online or challan.

    After the payment of the fee, the admission order can be downloaded from the official website.

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    This is given to those candidates who are satisfied with the allotted seat but also wishes to participate in the next round of counselling for higher options. In case the candidate is not allotted seat in the next round, his/her allotted seat in the first round will still be available.

    Candidates opting for second round of counselling inspite of getting seat in first round should not pay fee for the allotted seat in the first round.

    Candidates should not even download the admission order nor report to the allotted college.

    If a candidate is allotted with the higher order options, in such case seat allotted in first round automatically stands cancel. 

    In case candidate is not allotted with higher order option, then the seat allotted in the first round will remain.

    There are chances that a candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat and wishes to participate in the next round with the same entered options. In such cases, that candidate need to opt for choice 3.

    Candidate should not pay the admission fee for the allotted seat in the first round.

    Candidates opting choice 3 indicates that they are rejecting the seat allotted to them in the first round.

    This choice is applicable for those candidates who are not satisfied with the seat and has got a seat elsewhere.

    Candidates who opts for choice 4 indicates that they are quitting KCET counselling and seat allotment process.

    These candidates will not be considered for further rounds.

    Such candidates will have no claim on the allotted seat.

    Meaning of Higher-order options

    To explain in simple words, suppose, a candidate has entered 180 options during the counselling. The seat allotted to him/ her in the first round is the priority number 123. In such case, the priority number 1 to 122 are the higher order options.

    Check KCET Counselling

    First Round of Seat Allotment

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment - First Round

    • In the First Round, the seat will be allotted to unfilled/ surrendered/ cancelled/ fortified or newly added candidates.
    • Similar choices for confirmation or rejection of seats will be provided here.

    Second Round of Seat Allotment

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment - Second Round

    • In the Second Round, the seat will be allotted to unfilled/ surrendered/ cancelled/ fortified or newly added candidates.
    • Candidates who chose Choice 2 and 3 in the first round will also be eligible for admission.
    • Same allotment process as of first round.
    • Similar choices for confirmation or rejection of seats will be provided here.

    KCET 2020 Seat Allotment - Special Round

    KEA, the exam authority will conduct a special round if vacant seats are left after the second extended round. Candidates will be able to select fresh options for the special round and the allotment result will be declared in online mode.

    KCET Allotted Seats Withdrawal

    KCET Allotted Seats Withdrawal

    • If a candidate fails to return the original admission order, bank challan, green card and verification slip, he/she will not be allowed to surrender or cancel the seat.
    • Candidates can immediately download the admission order if the payment is successful.

    Conversion Guidelines

    Kannada and Rural CategoryGeneral Reserved Category
    SCR & SCKSCG
    STR & STKSTG
    1R & 1K1G
    2AR & 2AK2AG
    2BR & 2BK2BG
    3AR & 3AK3AG
    3BR & 3BK3B

    KCET 2020 Seat Cancellation

    In the KCET seat allotment process 2020, the candidates are required to pay the tution fee if they accept any alloted seat to them. If a candidate do not wish to get admission based on KCET score after the fee payment, then read the information given below:

    • If the candidate wants to surrender the allotted seat in first and second round before the last date of option entry for second extended round will be refunded the fee after deduction of Rs. 5000 as a processing fee. 
    • Candidate who has been allotted seat in first or second round but has not reported to the college and cancel the seat after second extended round completion will have their entire fee will be forfeited.
    • The complete fee will be forfeited if a candidate cancel the allotted seat in the second extended round.
    • Candidates will not be allowed to cancel their seat if they do not return the original admission order, bank challan, green card and verification slip.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    4 Comments
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    Bhavana B Rao

    When does the option entry for architecture start??

    10 Jul, 2018 00:20
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    Garima Bansal

    hi bhavana, you can check the official website for the information regarding the when option entry for architecture start

    10 Jul, 2018 11:44
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    yamuna p

    when will be the first round option entry of kcet will start ?

    19 Jun, 2018 00:20
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    Garima Bansal

    Hi Yamuna, You may check the official website of the KCET To get details for the first round option entry of kcet .

    03 Aug, 2018 17:02
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    Prateekwali

    When is cet 2018 verification

    10 Jun, 2018 18:49
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    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Prateekwali, You may check the official website of the KCET To get detail regarding verification.

    24 Aug, 2018 12:40
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    Ramya desai

    We have rank of 9454 in cet and applied for EEE. under GM HK quota. Can we expect seat in SIT tumkur or BVB Hubli in second round

    09 Jul, 2017 00:20
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    sangeeta rawat

    Hello Ramya, Please find the link and check KCET Rank Predictor

    15 Jul, 2017 13:14

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